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IP 25 AND NIF 18A.
GF Brangwyn. This desk was on display at the Scarborough Museums Trust's exhibition 'Brangwyn 1867-1956: Man of the People', in 2016. Co-curated by Dr Libby Horner, she focuses on prominent themes within the collection of 'the lives of man, at work, at rest and in times of distress'.
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IP 26
A rare and important Arts and Crafts oak dining table by Ernest Gimson with Hayrake detailed stretcher. Circa 1900
Length 6'6", Width 41 1/2", height is just under 29".
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IP 27
A rare and important pair of hand formed steel candlesticks designed by Ernest Gimson and made by Alfred Bucknell. The last three images are his original signed drawings held at The Cheltenham Museum Collections.
Height 11 1/2", Width 6".
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IP 28
'The Valkyrie Piano' An amazing upright Arts and Crafts oak piano designed by Leonard F Wyburd for Liberty and Co, and made by J and J Hopkinson, inlaid with Pewter and Ebony stylised floral and interlacing Celtic designs, with hinged extension flaps to each side and outstanding hand wrought iron strap hinges, and conforming foot caps. A very rare example of an outstanding statement in pure Arts and Crafts Liberty style, still retaining it's original Celtic interlaced candle sconces, a work of art on their own.
Height 50", Width 65", Depth 28", the side flaps are 11" each side making an overall width of 87". Circa 1902.
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IP 29
Designed by George Montague Ellwood (1875-1955) and made by J S Henry (John Sollie Henry, founded c1880) of Old Street, London. A pair of exceptional Arts and Crafts oak side chairs designed by George Montague Ellwood and made by J S Henry, inlaid with circular copper line details, centred by a pewter heart enclosed within copper. The single central back splat united by two lower cross stretchers which cleverly emulate the lower twin side stretchers and single side uprights which are united by a higher single cross stretcher. A single variation to this chair sold at Sotheby's London on 22 nd Feb 2006, Lot 23, and made £5040 with the buyer's premium that chair is identical in form except that it has only one side stretcher, as oppose to the twin side stretchers on this pair which sit better with the overall design, also the inlays to this pair are purer and a more unified design than the one which sold at Sotheby's in 2006.
Another example of the chair is in the collection of the Wolfsonian Museum, Florida.
Circa 1900.
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IP 30
A fine Exhibition quality 'New Art' display cabinet designed by George Montague Ellwood and made by J S Henry.
A well excecuted design with such fine attension to detail, twin triangular display cabinets to the upper and lower sections the upper with lead and glass windows depicting Ellwood's particular stylised touch to the classic Glasgow rose, each with brass squares to the centre's, all in clear glass enclosing beautifully lined display areas. To the upper centre is a precisely carved, elongated stylised flower, which is Art Nouveau in it's form and where of his best detailing tended to flow.
The Serpentine shape evolvoling from a pair of curving drawers which are beautifully inlaid with stylised flowing details to each side of the brass toggle drop handles with a narrow full length brass back plates.
The triangular design is softened by it's central curves and continues below with two larger triangular display cases with shelves. The base section has a shaped apron pierced with four circles, joining five flat facing legs, united by four lower stretchers, all with three uniting uprights, each end has a single shaped un-pierced apron and lower stretchers.
Height 77" Width 55 1/2", Depth 16 3/4". Circa 1900.
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IP 31
WMF, an Art Nouveau electro-plated table service for twenty four in an oak cabinet on stand, pattern 37, circa 1904-14, comprising: Twenty four table knives Twenty four table forks Twenty four table spoons Twenty four dessert knives Twenty four dessert forks Twenty four dessert spoons Twenty four fish knives Twenty four fish forks Two pairs of fish servers Two fish serving spoons Four butter knives Eighteen knife rests Twenty four tea spoons Two sugar sifting spoons Twenty four small fruit spoons Twenty four smaller spoons Eighteen individual asparagus tongs Six salt cellars with liners Six salt spoons. Two soup ladles Two gravy ladles Two carving knives and forks Two pairs of salad serving spoons, (334) the cabinet with silvered metal pierced mounts, a fitted interior and drawers, on a single-drawer stand, 155cm high overall, 98cm wide, 44cm deep. See Grotkamp-Schepers, Barbara and Sanger, Reinhard W. 'Art Nouveau Knives, Forks and Spoons' Stuttgart 20001, p. 87, item 82 for this pattern.
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IP 32
Albert Meyer for WMF, an Art Nouveau electro-plated table service for twelve settings by WMF, pattern 44, designed circa 1905, comprising: Twelve table knives Twelve table forks Twelve table spoons Twelve dessert knives Twelve dessert forks Twelve dessert spoons Twelve tea spoons Ten knife rests A carving knife and fork A soup ladle A dessert serving spoon A salad serving spoon. A salad serving spoon with forked end in an oak and brass mounted dome-top cabinet, on a two-drawer stand, 146cm high overall, 64cm wide, 38cm deep. See Grotkamp-Schepers, Barbara and Sanger, Reinhard W. 'Art Nouveau Knives, Forks and Spoons' Stuttgart 20001, p. 68, item 47 for this pattern. For the stand see Sotheby's 5th October 04, Lot 67. Mayer was a sculptor and designer and director of the WMF Art Studio from 1894 to 1914.
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IP 33
George Faulkner Armitage (1849-1937), a carved rosewood exhibition quality sideboard, probably made by Collinson and Lock, the moulded cornice with a carved half sunflower frieze, a frieze of overlapping quarter sunflowers, a shelf and mirrors, the base with carved drawers, an open base and panelled sides with full sunflower stiles, on block feet.
Armitage was commissioned by The Fine Art Society to decorate and design furniture for their showrooms in about 1887. His father William was a cotton manufacturer in Manchester from Altrincham. Armitage became a prolific architect and furniture designer famous in his day. He lived and ran his business from Stamford House, a former ale house. He designed and furnished wealthy properties in London and had his own furniture-making company. He also became a magistrate and was mayor of Altrincham during the whole of the 1914-18 war.
219cm 7'2" high, 198.5cm 6'6" wide, 63cm 25" deep
£SOLD to Bramall Hall Museum.

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IP 34
A rare Rosewood and Mahogany Arts and Crafts sidetable designed by M H Ballie Scott, maker attributed to The Guild Of Handicraft, see Arts and Crafts Furniture by John Andrews, Page 123.
Height 27', Depth 16', Width 16".
Circa 1898.
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IP 35
Robert 'Mouseman' Thompson (1876-1955), a rare oak longcase clock, of exceptional quality with carved florets to the front and his famous little mouse climbing up the side :-
HICKORY DICKORY DOCK, THE MOUSE RAN UP THE CLOCK.
The German movement with a 10 inch brass square dial and a silvered Roman numeral chapter ring, with three chiming rods inside, these movements were made by E.Schmeckenbecher an old German clock maker.
See Tennants' sale 19th November 2003 for an oak chiming longcase clock. That clock was made in the Thompson workshops in the 1970s.
Circa late 1960's,70's.
Height 76" 194cm, Width 18", Depth 13".
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IP 36
Dr Christopher Dresser (attributed), an ebonised music cabinet, with six painted panels attributed to Moyr Smith, the upper pair in the shape of crosses with painted Japanese floral details, the central pair depicting a violinist and a harpist sitting on a Greek stylised chair, the lower pair square shaped with applied circular cross and Japanese flower, the doors with incised geometric latch style handles enclosing ten drop-front drawers, compartments to the base. See Lyons, Harry ‘Christopher Dresser: The Peoples Designer 1834-1904’, p. 144, plate 260.
Possibly made by Chubb.
Height 46" 120cm, Width 31" 79cm, Depth 19 1/2". Circa 1870's.
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IP 37
A stunning Arts and Crafts stained wood and Gesso cabinet designed by Edwin B. Joliffe which won a competition at the Liverpool School of Art in 1899/1900 with superb Glasgow stylised floral Gesso and Burlap details, the motto reads:- 'SAFE BIND SAFE FIND', Stunning unique piece of exhibition quality. This actual piece is illustrated in the Studio Year book volume 19 page 133 image attached and an image of a wall cabinet which is also by Joliffe.
Measurements Height 29', Width 47 1/2", Depth 20 1/2". Circa 1899/1900.
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IP 38
Dr C Dresser. An important cast iron stickstand designed by Dresser and made by Coalbrookdale. Illustrated in Victorian and Edwardian Interiors and Furniture by Jeremy Cooper Page 145 Plate 357 last 3 images, and Christopher Dresser by Stuart Durant page 100.
Height 32", Width 20", Depth 7". Circa 1870's.
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IP 39
A set of five fantastic cast iron radiator covers made by The Liverpool and Macclesfield Cast Iron Co in the 1860's. These covers were originally made for The Royal Liverpool School of Music. One cover with a marble top (shown but the marble has been sold with another 1) has been fully restored, which consisted of shot blasting, priming and painting, the other 4 have been stripped and are ready to be painted to one's personal taste.
Measurements without marble top Height 35", Depth 15 1/2", Width 64".
£POA.
There is an identical radiator cover in Sudley House Museum in Liverpool.

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IP 40 Corner Cub 2
An exceptional Gothic Revival oak corner cupboard designed by Bruce Talbert and probably made by Gillows of Lancaster. The upper section with a turned gallery with a small corner shelf with turned supports from an open display area below and tramline details to the back and sides with a type of castellated dentil moulding below which is identical to his famous Pet sideboard made by Gillows and exhibited in 1872 London International Exhibition.
Circa late 1860's early 1870's.
Height 71 1/2", Depth from back to front centre 22", Depth from back to front along the sides 21”.
£SOLD.
Last two images the Pet sideboard made by Gillows and exhibited in 1872 London International Exhibition.

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IP 41
Bruce Talbert (1838-1881) for Gillow and Co., an important Aesthetic Movement ebonised desk, with gilt highlights, a brass gallery, a gallery, a mirror, a leather inset top, two drawers, turned and fluted supports and a stretcher with a padded centre, stamped mark,
94cm high, 123cm wide, 60cm deep.
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IP 43
Attributed to W.R.Lethaby. A good two drawer Gothic Revival/Aesthetic library table by Marsh Jones and Cribb (Late Kendal works) with original paper label to the underneath. Marsh Jones and Cribb were important furniture makers in Leeds in a similar league to Gillows of Lancaster specializing in Medieval or Gothic Revival furniture, they made from C1865 under licence to Charles Bevans his famous 'New Registered reclining chair' and Bevan designed for them until C1867. M.J and C' made all the furniture for the marital home of Titus Salt Junior in Basildon near Saltaire and also made furniture to the designs of Bruce Talbert. W.R. Lethaby became their head designer in the 1880's.
Height 31", Width 2'1" 63cm, Length 6'1" 184cm.
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IP 44
A matching dining table to the above Library table made by Marsh Jones and Cribb.
Width 4'1" Length 6'1", Length just along the straight side before the D ends 4' 6". Circa late 1860's.
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IP 45
Bruce Talbert (1838-1881) for Gillow and co., a rare and important walnut, amboyna, ebonised and gilt bedroom suite, each with differing carved rosettes, comprising: a triple mirror door wardrobe, 208cm high, 208cm wide, 58cm deep; a pair of bedside lockers, 85cm high, 38cm wide; and a pair of single bedsteads, 124cm wide.
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IP 46
A rare Arts and Crafts oak full size snooker table by Riley. This table was used in the original advertising from 1900 and the image is still used on the Riley website.
Circa 1900.
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IP SOLD 50
A Glasgow School cabinet designed by George Logan and made by Wylie and Lochhead. A exhibition bedroom suite designed by George Logan for the Wylie and Lochhead Pavilion Exhibition of 1901 also has Harebells and little carved butterflies.
The cabinet has a pierced and carved stylised butterfly to the centre back flanked by stylised floral carved details to the upper front ends. The lead glass panels depicting three pure white plump Doves in flight with Harebells growing from the lower sections probably made by Macullocks who made glass for Wylie and Lochhead.
Circa 1901.
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IP SOLD 51
TALWIN MORRIS cast iron stickstand.
(The first three pictures to the right are from the Studio)
Talwin Morris has in the past been counted as the fitth member of the Glasgow Four, because of his maturity and long standing friendship with ' The Spook School - Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Herbert Macnair, and Margaret and Francis Macdonald. He was first to translate their ideas into commercial design and the first collector of items that they designed and produced.
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IP SOLD 52
Talwin Morris. Bookcase. £SOLD.
The last picture shows that this copper panel was made for this cabinet which is of shoddy late Victorian construction in deal and made to be painted.
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IP SOLD 53
Talwin Morris. An original 'Roxborough' design bookcase plus two books with bindings : 'Scenes of Clerical Life' and 'The Mill On The Floss' by George Eliot (Publisher: Gresham Publishing Co., London, n.d. c.1900). An original arts and crafts style bookcase specially designed by Talwin Morris to house the 21 volumes of his Roxborough design bindings. The bookcase is decorated with four identical metal plates also in the Roxborough design.
Bookcase Height 27", Width 20", Depth 7".
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IP SOLD 54
Gustave Serrurier-Bovy. A rare and important oak Art Nouveau plant of impressive proportions designed by Gustave Serrurier-Bovy one of his very first plant stand designs.
Height 58", Width 16", Depth 16". Circa 1900.
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IP SOLD 55
Lambs Of Manchester. A near pair of superior quality Aesthetic Movement bedside cabinets.
Circa 1880.
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